PHIL 375 - Ethical Issues in Information Technology
Investigates ethical problems relating to information technology through ethical theory and case studies. Involves in-depth and original research and discussion of ethical issues including privacy, control of information and intellectual property rights.
Prerequisite(s): Acceptance to BAS Data Analysis and Management, BAS Information Systems and Technology or BAS Applied Accounting , or permission of the instructor.
- Explain and evaluate ethical principles and the philosophical arguments that bear on them.
- Apply ethical principles to a broad range of issues in information technology including intellectual property rights, privacy, freedom of expression and information security.
- Recognize and develop strategies for dealing with varying cultural perspectives on IT related ethical issues.
- Apply ethical principles in detailed case studies.
- Evaluate arguments for and against proposed solutions to ethical dilemmas in information technology.
GenEd Outcomes: Creative and Critical Thinking
GenEd Outcomes: Connections
- Critical Thinking/Problem Solving
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